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The new Fornasetti exhibition in Sweden

14 June 2019
The new Fornasetti exhibition in Sweden
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from 14 June, 2019
to 26 January, 2020

From 14 June 2019 to 26 January 2020 Artipelag, the international art museum and multi-purpose space in the outskirts of Stockholm, will host the exhibition “Fornasetti Inside Out Outside In”.

It is the fruit of a collaboration between Artipelag and the Milanese atelier. Curated by Barnaba Fornasetti, Jessica Höglund, Valeria Manzi and Bo Nilsson, it develops a dialogue with the architecture of the museum that narrates the figure of Piero Fornasetti in all his complexity, revealing his many faces and encompassing his entire output, from paintings to drawings, from graphic art to furniture, from design objects to installations, right up to the contemporary work of Barnaba Fornasetti, the atelier’s current artistic director.

The title “Inside Out Outside In” refers to a dual journey: the journey that begins in Fornasetti’s imagination and transports his creativity onto everyday objects (“Inside Out”), and the unbounded journey into the dream world of the Milanese atelier that its creations manage to inspire in the viewer (“Outside In”).

FEATURED ARTICLES

FORNASETTI PRESENTS THE COLLECTION OF FACE COVERINGS

Fornasetti reimagines the face coverings through the dreamlike perspective that has always distinguished its creations. Now a part of everyday life, they take on a new meaning thanks to the five distinctive themes from the Atelier that embellish these accessories, made in Italy with 100% pure silk. On the back, the Soli theme stands out […]

4 September 2020

FORNASETTI TAKES PART IN THE ‘DESIGN LOVES MILANO’ CHARITY FUNDRAISING

Fornasetti takes part in the online charity auction Design Loves Milano spearheaded by creative agency Mr. Lawrence in collaboration with Cambi Auction House. Together with an incredible roster of prominent international designers, Fornasetti donated three of its collectable design pieces to benefit the ASST. (Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale) Fatebenefratelli of Ospedale Luigi Sacco in Milan. […]

17 April 2020

Fornasetti presenta: S/Oggetti parziali by Carlo Dell’Acqua

“Fornasetti Presenta” is the new multi-purpose art space jointly created by Barnaba Fornasetti, artistic director of the atelier, and Valeria Manzi, the co-curator of cultural projects. A space where Fornasetti’s world mingles with other art forms.

23 September 2019

Fornasetti at Museo Poldi Pezzoli

On the occasion of the Milan Art Week, Anj Smith reinterpreted some of Fornasetti’s icons. The painterly contribution by the English artist includes a trumeau-bureau, and the famed vases and plates from the ‘Tema e Variazioni’ series in a harmonious exchange with the masterpieces from the Milanese house-turned-museum. 

5 April 2019

BARNABA FORNASETTI’S MESSAGE ABOUT THE CURRENT EMERGENCY

‘This crisis demonstrates that all the problems that concern us today are global in nature and that we must find solutions that transcend borders, by joining forces and not creating walls’. Barnaba Fornasetti

2 April 2020